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School of Foreign Service Dean Joel Hellman, left, moderated a panel comprising former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, former president of Mexico Ernesto Zedillo and former Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott.

Clinton Foreign Policy Partners Revisit the ‘Indispensable Nation’

“Hard-headedness and empathy” — this seemingly paradoxical combination of qualities informed the foreign policy of former President Bill Clinton (SFS ’68) at a time when the United States was surging as a unilateral world power, argued foreign policy experts Monday in Copley Formal Lounge. The 1991 collapse of the Soviet[Read More…]

by November 7, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Students gather in the Healey Family Student Center to hear arguments in the Monday SAC hearing on Love Saxa.

Love Saxa Keeps University Funding After SAC Rejects Complaint

Student group Love Saxa is keeping its university funding and recognized status after the Student Activities Commission voted early this morning to recommend no action against the group. The commission voted 8-4 to reject a complaint filed by student LGBTQ activists Chad Gasman (COL ’20) and Jasmin Ouseph (SFS ’19)[Read More…]

by November 3, 2017 11 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim told students to advocate for the world's poor at the inaugural Asian Diversity Dialogue.

World Bank President Urges Students to Advocate for Poor

World Bank President Dr. Jim Yong Kim urged students to use their lives to advocate for the poor during the inaugural Asian Diversity Dialogue on Oct. 28. The event was organized by Georgetown University’s Asian American Student Association and the McDonough School of Business in partnership with a number of[Read More…]

by November 1, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Georgetown University's graduate school plans to offer teaching licensure for the first time starting 2018.

Graduate School to Offer Teaching Licensure Starting 2018

Georgetown University plans to offer teaching licensure in 2018 for the first time after the graduate program in educational transformation received accreditation for its teaching certification programs Oct. 17. The master of arts in educational transformation currently offers two concentrations: advocacy and policy, and learning and teaching. Accredited by the[Read More…]

by November 1, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
OSIBAJO & BAH: Toward Authentic Reparations

OSIBAJO & BAH: Toward Authentic Reparations

In the last several months, Georgetown has created a new chapter of its history. It is one that will acknowledge the university’s history of slavery and the descendants of the slaves who were sold by the school. As admirable as this new campaign is, it is not without flaws. Over[Read More…]

by April 21, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Junior forward Isaac Copeland averaged 11.1 points per game and 5.4 rebounds per game last season.

COMMENTARY: Poor Scheduling Frustrates Fans

As if Georgetown men’s basketball’s attendance numbers were not low enough — coming in at 8,879 per game last season, the second lowest figure since the 2005-06 season — the 2016-17 schedule will surely guarantee record lows. At first glance, the schedule seems incredibly rich in entertainment. Matchups against Maryland,[Read More…]

by September 20, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

On God, Beau Biden and a Hilltop Dining Hall

Going for food day in and day out at O’Donovan Hall, or Leo’s, students might never have stopped to think of its namesake: former University President Fr. Leo O’Donovan, S.J. With current University President John J. DeGioia having completed his 14th year as president, current students are far removed from[Read More…]

by October 23, 2015 1 comment Guide - Top, The Guide
Legacy Status Tips Admission Scales

Legacy Status Tips Admission Scales

Amid recent challenges to affirmative action in Texas, California and Michigan, the common practice of legacy preference, which advantages the children of alumni during the university admissions process, has also been called into question, prompting debate over its benefits and potential concerns. Georgetown’s admissions office does consider legacy preference: In[Read More…]

by March 20, 2015 5 comments City News, News, News - Top
Event Raises $5K in Aid to Syria

Event Raises $5K in Aid to Syria

With speakers, dancing and food, the NAS Arab Society aimed to bring the plight of Syrians affected by the nation’s civil war to Georgetown students Friday night. The event, titled “One Night for Syria,” took place inSellinger Lounge and raised $5,000 for the Syrian Sunrise Foundation. “Our goal was twofold,” NAS[Read More…]

by November 6, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

In College Admissions, Facebook Now a Factor

Admissions officers are checking Facebook pages and Google search results of potential applicants with higher frequency than ever previously reported. A Kaplan Test Prep survey released Oct. 4 found that 27 percent of admissions officers use Google and 26 percent use Facebook as a means of evaluating potential candidates for[Read More…]

by October 16, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News